Dose, 5 - 20 grs. 3 - 12 dgms.

CCl3.CH(OH)2. Colourless, nondeliquescent plates; pungent odour; pungent, bitter taste. Soluble 5 in 1 of alcohol, 4 in 1 of water; or 2 in 1 of ether, soluble 1 in 4 of chloroform.

Incompatibles, alkaline hydrates, carbonates, borates, ammonia, mercuric oxide, potassium permanganate and iodide; gives a stiff mass or a liquid when triturated with phenol, lead acetate, phenacetin, salol, sodium phosphate, thymol, trional, urethane, or quinine sulphate: gives a damp powder with acetanelid or phenazone.

1Syrupus Chloral. Dose, 1/2 - 2 fl. dr.; 2 - 8 c.c. - 18.29; Water, 18.75; Syrup to 100. 10 grs. of chloral in 1 fl. dr.